Articles tagged Seoul

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Designed for intimate discovery, OMA’s Hyundai showroom is spatial marketing

Seoul, South Korea – With its ‘sumptuously spartan’ store concept, OMA / AMO redefines the traditional car dealership with the Genesis Gangnam showroom.

 

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Obstacle, spectacle – Vavas uses a sculptural display to bridge and divide

SEOUL – The Vavas eyewear store in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam District, gives centre stage to a display object that’s both rough boulder and sleek stainless steel.

Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Billboard: Summer Sale 18
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Suspend your disbelief: WGNB designs on the ceiling

Seoul – WGNB clears the floor with a display system that draws inspiration from an Asian lottery game for a minimalist multi-brand store.

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Migliore+Servetto’s artistry in architecture for Max Mara Coats!

Seoul – Migliore + Servetto Architects designs an immersive set up for Max Mara’s fifth retrospect exhibition at Dongdaemun Design Plaza.

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Snarkitecture inverts its approach for Cos in its current collaboration with the fashion brand

Seoul – From Gana Art Center, Alex Mustonen – one half of Snarkitecture – discusses the impact of physically engaging installations in this day and age.

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Vonsung designs with balance in a pilates studio

Seoul – Vonsung combines spa-like aesthetics with a multifunctional workout facility in Pilates the Balance to encourage health and wellbeing.  

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Jinsik Kim exhibition lets raw materials speak for themselves

SEOUL – With minimal shapes and designs, Jinsik Kim shows the aesthetic and functional potential offered by materials alone in their purest form.

Deep House by Poly.m.ur. Photos Kyungsub Shin
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Poly.m.ur's Deep House is a culmination of solutions for a brief of clashing elements

SEOUL – Keeping in line with Korean building regulations isn't the easiest part of an architect's job. Keeping clients happy isn't always a breeze either.

Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Common Ground by Urbantainer. Photos Kyungsub Shin / Young Kim
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Urbantainer breaks down the negative stereotypes of modular building

SEOUL – Built from 200 shipping containers over a 5300-sq-m area, Common Ground is the world’s largest retail platform made of container modules.

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Daniel Valle realizes an adaptable partition wall for South Korean elementary school

Daniel Valle Architects uses a cushion-like partition wall to create a space that adapts to meet the need for communal activities as well as quiet study time at DSSI elementary school.

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A knitted wall attracts the eye in a Seoul optician’s shop

SEOUL – A wall made from an extravagantly out-of-scale piece of knitting is the surprising focal point of Endpiece, an optician’s store in Seoul, South Korea. 

The interior of Hotel Cappuccino is a prime example of upcycling, thanks to the use of vintage clocks collected across the globe and chairs made from second-hand furniture and discarded items.
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Hotel Cappuccino in Seoul caters to the eco-conscious traveller

At Hotel Cappuccino in Seoul, rooms dedicated to ‘free-cycling’ and ‘up-cycling’ appeal to eco-conscious travellers.